Holding one of Bahia’s most important collections, the Museu Afro-Brasileiro exhibits wood carvings, baskets, pottery and other artwork...
Faculdade de Medicina Building
The Faculdade de Medicina Building is a 19th-century historic site. The plaza feeds into the Cruzeiro de São Francisco, named for the...
Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia
Below the Museu Afro-Brasileiro, the Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia exhibits indigenous Brazilian pottery, bows and arrows, masks and...
Decorated with barrels and packed with a lively mix of locals and tourists, this neighborhood bar specializes in flavored shots of...
Catedral Basílica information
Lonely Planet review
The Catedral Basílica dates from 1672 and is a marvelous example of Jesuit architecture. The interior is elegant and simple, with marble-covered walls and pillars that emphasize verticality. The sacristy has a beautiful carved jacaranda archway and a painted dome and floor.